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The Steam Deck has been a smash hit. It's not flawless, but it's a very good value considering its capabilities. If you're out of the loop, it's a portable PC that can play Steam games on top of doing all the other usual PC things, and it's just $399 for the cheapest model. The biggest frustration is has been that you... Read more...
According to user reports, the most recent 22H2 update to Windows 11 seems to be breaking remote desktop features. This is rather unfortunate considering many system administrators and organizations rely on the remote desktop software for application access or server management. The reports state that the remote... Read more...
If you keep up with hardware news and reviews like ours, then you're no doubt already aware that AMD's Ryzen 7000-series processors run hot by design, and they can be pretty power-thirsty, too. In ages past, we'd fix a problem like this through undervolting, and that's exactly what Reddit user MyKillK has done with... Read more...
A popular community-maintained chart, ranking performance in Sony PlayStation 3 emulator RPCS3, has beckoned a new flagship CPU to the throne. AMD’s Ryzen 9 7950X has elbowed past the incumbent Intel Core i9-12900K to become number one in the ‘S Tier’ class of processors for fast-paced PS3 fun. The new AMD Ryzen... Read more...
Today’s Made by Google Launch event formally introduced the world to an array of new Pixel devices. Extensive information about the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones has already been shared, or otherwise leaked out, but some new tidbits were covered as well. In addition, the Made by Google team announced the Pixel... Read more...
An Apple Watch owner claims his smartwatch exploded after a night of overheating. After contacting Apple about the incident, the company asked the man not to share his story. Apple recently launched its latest Apple Watch 8 at its Far Out event. The new family of smartwatches also introduced a new high-end device... Read more...
Fractal Design has discovered a manufacturing issue affecting half a dozen of its all-in-one liquid CPU coolers that could cause temperatures to rise above expected levels. In response, the company has temporarily halted sales of the affected AIO coolers pending a redesign and issued a voluntary recall out of an... Read more...
The Draconids meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend. While not considered a major meteor shower, this particular one has been known to produce hyperactivity called meteor storms. Meteor showers can provide a delightful showcase of falling stars dashing across the night sky. The upcoming meteor shower... Read more...
You've blinged out your PC with RGB lighting, now what? Well, if you're on a mission to RGB all the things—and namely, including your walls and maybe even your home's ceilings—then you're in luck. Corsair is expanding the reach of its iCUE (Corsair Utility Engine) software by partnering with Nanoleaf, a major purveyor... Read more...
Zimperium, a cybersecurity company that focuses on mobile devices, has published research detailing a new family of Android spyware. Dubbed “RatMilad,” this spyware seems to be targeting enterprise mobile devices located in the Middle East. However, unlike many other spyware families, such as Pegasus and Hermit... Read more...
AMD's Zen 4-based Ryzen 7000 processors have just barely hit the market. Still, progress marches on, and software developers are looking ahead to AMD's next generation based on the Zen 5 architecture. Those chips won't be here for a year or more, but at least one application is already adding support for them. If... Read more...
Intel has its hands in many different areas of semiconductor innovation, design and production. The company is best known for its desktop and server processors, but has also developed new memory and storage solutions, FPGAs, its latest Arc GPUs, and much more. One of its more interesting forays is into the realm... Read more...
Windows has moved to a policy of forced updates, and this has caused no end of problems for users that lack the savvy to troubleshoot when things go wrong. In faint defense of Microsoft, it's pretty rare that Windows updates cause hardware damage, though. That's what's happening to certain folks with Intel graphics... Read more...
It appears that the Elon Musk and Twitter drama may finally be coming to a close. In a tweet, Twitter announced that Musk intends to close the deal at $54.20 per share. Elon Musk announced his intention to buy Twitter back in April of this year for over $41 billion, or $54.20 per share. At the time of the proposal... Read more...
A smooth launch is critical for any games developer to set the stage for success. It seems like Blizzard has not had particularly good luck with that for its PC titles, though, and Overwatch 2's launch is not any different. Yesterday was the official release date of the anticipated sequel to the popular first person... Read more...
A new study indicates that a giant tsunami caused by an asteroid impact played a large role in the extinction of many of the dinosaurs. The miles-wide asteroid that impacted Earth an estimated 66 million years ago took out nearly all the dinosaurs and about three-quarters of the planet's plant and animal species... Read more...
The long-awaited release of Cyberpunk 2077 might not be the smash hit CD Projekt Red had anticipated, but the developer is still forging ahead with a sequel. That's not all—CDPR is also going back to The Witcher universe with a trio of new titles. It has revealed some very basic details of these projects on... Read more...
You can save hundreds of dollars on various Arcade1Up cabinets right now and finally build that bodacious arcade room you've been dreaming about since you were a kid with a fistful of quarters. It brings to mind that famous exchange in Step Brothers, with Brennan Huff reacting to night vision goggles: "Can you imagine... Read more...
In Blizzard’s Overwatch 2, new NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GPUs like the RTX 4090 can propel pixels so fast that users can experience 500+ FPS gameplay, at the increasingly popular 1440p screen resolution. However, don’t worry about needing the latest and greatest (most expensive) GPUs to dive into Overwatch 2, NVIDIA also... Read more...
NVIDIA announced its new GeForce RTX 40-Series GPUs at its GTC Developer’s Conference two short weeks ago. We have been privy to a deep dive of the underlying Ada Lovelace architecture and have gleaned more details from AIB partners, but now we have a couple cards in hand to share with the camera. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Founder's Edition We Read more...
Intel Arc A750 And A770: Starting At $289 The highly anticipated Intel Arc A750 and A770 Limited Edition discrete GPUs have arrived, offering competitive performance and pricing. Premium Build Quality Competitive Pricing Good Performance Competitive Feature Set Relatively Cool and Quiet Easy Overclocking... Read more...
NZXT is making quick work of fleshing out its recently minted Canvas monitor lineup. After making its first foray into monitors with a couple of 1440p/QHD displays in July—Canvas 27Q and Canvas 32Q Curved—it's now added two 1080p models. Like the two QHD models, the new Canvas FHD displays boast a 240Hz refresh rate... Read more...
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